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Minor in Comparative Literature

The Minor in Comparative Literature offers an opportunity to study texts in a manner that transcends national and linguistic boundaries. It enables students to develop, through their majors, a solid grounding in one particular tradition (e.g., English, Spanish, French) or one discipline (e.g., history, music) while also embracing a broader perspective through the minor. A student minoring in comparative literature may wish to pursue graduate work in comparative literature or in a specific national literary tradition or to pursue a career in translation, teaching, publishing, or writing. The Minor in Comparative Literature fosters the sophistication appropriate to a liberal arts degree.

All students pursuing the Minor in Comparative Literature must complete 18 semester credit hours.

  1. 12 semester credit hours of upper-division literature courses, selected from at least two of the following disciplines: Classics, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, or Spanish

  2. 6 semester credit hours of upper-division courses in comparative studies in the humanities:
    1. CSH  3023  Studies in Comparative Literature
    2. 3 semester credit hours of an additional upper-division CSH course